Judge Eric S. Geffon | Trellis: Legal Intelligence + Judicial Analytics

The Honorable Eric S. Geffon

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 49 (website)

Court Info

Santa Clara County Superior Court, Department 49 (website)

Clerk phone: +1 (408) 808-7320

Court Reporter: +1 (408) 808-7325

Biography

The Hon. Eric S. Geffon is a judge for the Superior Court of Santa Clara County in California. He was appointed by former governor Jerry Brown on December 12, 2014, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of the Hon. Thomas W. Cain.

Geffon earned a B.A. from California State University, Sacramento. He then completed a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1995.

He began his legal career as a deputy public defender in the Office of the Public Defender of Santa Clara County in 1996.

Then, in 2001, he left the public sector and started Geffon & Isger, where he practiced as a criminal defense attorney until his appointment to the bench in 2014.

Geffon is registered as a Democrat.

Education

J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (1995)

B.A. from California State University, Sacramento

Career

Owner at Geffon & Isger in Santa Clara County, California (2001 to 2014)

Deputy Public Defender at Office of the Public Defender in Santa Clara County, California (1996 to 2001)

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